New era of data speed with NetOne
NETONE’s Fourth Generation or Long Term Evolution, (4G or LTE) technology brings faster surfing and faster downloads to the subscriber.
The technology is faster than the previous generation 3G+ technology. 4G LTE brings faster video streaming and gaming and no buffering than on 3G and 3G+. Subscribers will experience endless possibilities with high speed, seamless Internet connectivity on their mobile phones with 4G LTE from NetOne.
Long Term Evolution (LTE) is a 4G wireless communications standard that’s designed to provide up to 10 times the speeds of 3G networks for mobile devices. Consumers can access the internet wherever there is coverage with any 4G-enabled device, including smartphones, tablets and mobile hotspots.
What is 4G LTE?
The simplest explanation is that the “G” in 4G stands for generation, because 4G is the fourth generation of mobile data technology, as defi ned by the radio sector of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-R). LTE stands for “Long Term Evolution” and applies more generally to the idea of improving wireless broadband speeds to meet increasing demand.
LTE is setup to improve the mobile phone standard to cope with future technology evolutions and needs. Its aim is to improve spectral efficiency, lowering costs, improving services, making use of new spectrum and reformed spectrum opportunities, and better integration with other open standards. In short, all the above translates to faster broadband speeds.
With 4G being the next generation of mobile network technology, is built for the internet. This means surfing, downloading, video streaming and gaming will be faster than it was on 3G and 3G+. Calls, TXT and PXT will stay on the 2G, 3G and 3G+ networks, so they will not slow down internet speeds. To put it simpler, it’s as if the road has received an extra lane leading to decongestion. Where traffic would all be driving through the 2g/3g lane, now there is a specific internet lane.
The benefits of 4G LTE lie in the radically improved user experience which enables ultra-high-speed internet access, stimulating digital stimulating digital innovation and accelerating broadband penetration.
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